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Banse, K. (1979). Acrocirrus columbianus and A. occipitalis, two new polychaetes (Acrocirridae) from the northeast Pacific Ocean. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 91(4): 923-928.
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Banse, K.
1979
Acrocirrus columbianus and A. occipitalis, two new polychaetes (Acrocirridae) from the northeast Pacific Ocean
Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington
91(4): 923-928
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World Polychaeta Database (WPolyDb)
Two new species of Acrocirrus from shallow water of southern British Columbia are described. They belong to the group of North Pacific species with compound neurosetae throughout.
Eastern Pacific warm temperate to boreal
Pacific Ocean
Systematics, Taxonomy
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Acrocirrus columbianus Banse, 1979 (original description)
Acrocirrus occipitalis Banse, 1979 (original description)
Paratype USNM 55731, locality Strait of Juan de Fuca, identified as Acrocirrus columbianus Banse, 1979
Holotype RBCPM 974-236-21, locality British Columbia, identified as Acrocirrus occipitalis Banse, 1979
Holotype RBCPM 977-233, locality Strait of Juan de Fuca, identified as Acrocirrus columbianus Banse, 1979
Paratype RBCPM 977-234, locality Strait of Juan de Fuca, identified as Acrocirrus columbianus Banse, 1979
 Depth range

4.5-7.5 m.  [details]

 Depth range

Less than 29 m.  [details]

 Distribution

Pacific Ocean: British Columbia (Canada).  [details]

 Distribution

Pacific Ocean: Brundige Inlet (British Columbia, Canada).  [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet occipitalis is a Latin adjective meaning 'occipital', and refers to the dorsal, posterior ... [details]

 Etymology

The specific epithet columbianus refers to the region of the type locality of the species, British Columbia (Canada).  [details]

 Habitat

In rocky habitat, from base of Balanus nubilus clumps, at subtidal depths.  [details]

 Habitat

Rock reef, at subtidal depths.  [details]

 Type locality

Pacific Ocean, Canada, British Columbia, Victoria, Brochie Ledge, off Ogden Point breakwater (geoccordinates not ... [details]

 Type locality

Pacific Ocean, Canada, British Columbia, mouth of Brundige Inlet, near Dundas Island (54º36.8'N, 130º50.4'W), ... [details]